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the party that ignores some of these basic issues, education reform is really a major civil rights issue right now. 80% of the students in los angeles public schools are hispanic, so when that system sales, los angeles fails, california fails, but latinos feel this as well. tavis: how important is it to have voices in mainstream media that get a chance to express this view? >> one would be nice. i am struggling. when you look at the sunday morning shows, they are fairly monolithic, and once in awhile you will have someone, but i think that is the issue. we have not had because the moment in the hispanic community. we are still seeing it out of the mainstream to actually speak english. people are amazed that i speak english. it is quite a challenge to have a diverse latino zins in way. if no one tunes in to watch those shows, that will eventually change it. >> i think we will be hearing your voice. up next, the grammy nominated jazz artist robert glasper. stay with us. robert glasper is a grammy nominated judge pianist. -- jazz pianist. ♪ tavis: i have always loved that your group is ca
, and civil rights. >> also the rights of women especially remain in question. the problem hasee hhlighted by a recent rate case -- rape case. >> the case has attct inns sutiny in tunisia. a young woman has accused two policemen of rape. they are uer iestigation, and her complaint led to a countercharge. the state prosecutor has accused her of indecent behavior. for many here, the case is a backward step for women's rights in post-revolution tunisia this case is important for all tunisian women, and things are especially badorom w are victims of violence. many will be too scared to press charges. this woman provides advice to victims of domestic violence at the office of tunisian association of democratic women. she says more an more women are coming to her since the revolution. women are developing the courage to seek help,ut she says many men are abusing their newfound freedoms. >> women tell us what their husbands are saying to them. the men say they can do what they want ands soon they will have the right to have four wives. >> tunisian is changing -- mosques in many poor areas now hos
festivals and parades. news say they don't want their civil rights stripped away. >>> here at 7:00 yesterday you talked with us a little bit about dropping temperatures here at home and boy we could feel them today. >> yeah. some big difference, right? some areas as much as ten greece cooler this afternoon but we saw the sunshine in the afternoon, at least most of us did. the low clouds and the fog already moving back in, in fact, it's a little tough to see along highway one in some cases. down in pacifica you may find this or that to be aware of if you're going to be out and about. 61 san ra fell. widespread mid 60s at this time. look at the satellite radar. we're watching this system here that is going to bring us some rain and it looks like in time for some of our trick or treeth tomorrow night. you can see the northwest corner of california seeing just a few light sprinkles at this time. let's talk about what's here at home. we are dealing with just partly cloudy skies, a little bit of fog at the coast tomorrow morning we're going to wake up with the low clouds and fog once again but now
. >> former secretary of state condoleezza rice recently referred to education as quote, the civil rights struggle of our day. do you agree with that assessment? if so, how do you address it. >> it's the cred you want to give every single child an equal opportunity to a decent opportunity. they need to be able it go into a good school that's got supplies and materials where there's a qualified teacher in front of every classroom. that costs some money to do on the front end but we get that back in terms of that investment. you have productive sit zens that contribute to the society going forward. i think baltimore is striving to do that. i'm proud of what the efforts have been in this re john and i'll -- region and i'll continue to fight for it. >> what's the end game for afghanistan? >> the end came is to bring our troops home. i would like to see a more aggressive schedule in that. the president has laid out -- i think his schedule is pretty aggressive. we lost a lot of lives, put a lot of money behind. this those are resources, frankly, that can go to support some of these things i jus
religious belief. it's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love. join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do. imillion dollars for marylanded one hundred schools.ty... question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our schools. leggett: keep maryland money in maryland. baker: please vote for question seven. leggett: vote for question seven. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> the presidential election is just a week away, but politics right now taking a back seat to super storm sandy. tomorrow president obama will head to new jersey to get a first hand look at the damage. earlier today he dropped by the red cross headquarters in northwest d.c. to thank everyone. >> the reason we're here is because the red cross knows what it's doi
legislature. and i saw the beginnings of the current law. there are civil rights laws. there is nothing wrong with that, except that the idea was you just get them back on the streets and they're all going to get well. you get them out of the state hospitals, they're all going to get well. well, first of all, they can't handle their medication. they can't handle treatment. they have to be put in a ward or they have to be put under laura's law where their medication is supervised. if you're going to give them a chance to live. and the people who aren't treated are the people who self-medicate and they have a major portion of the street drug clients. they're the people who self-medicate on alcohol. and when i was putting together two major programs in berkeley which were teleconferencing [speaker not understood] berkeley and ucsf on mental health and public policy and mental health and law, and you can look at those programs by going to mental health law symposium, all of them together on the web and see what those people said. and the last putting together, willie brown, and i know willie brow
is being followed. >> reporter: the office of civil rights in d.c., told us they respond to complaints. but no one is enforcing title ix regularly. a spokesman said they do conduct proactive investigation. but they haven't done any in the last four years. of the more than 200 e-mails we sent, a few did identify the title ix coordinator. but the majority did not respond or didn't know who it was. >> if you have a tip for jenna or anyone on our investigative unit, give us an e-mail or call. >>> a northern california surfer is recovering from emergency surgery tonight after another shark attack. it's the second in nearly a week along the california coast. the second one happened near eureka. you see the bites taken out of that surfboard. two of his friends, one happened to be an emt. both of them used their body weight to stop the victim's bleeding until the paramedics were able to arrive. >> he was gashed up in four or five serious gashes from the nipple down to his hip. he was bleeding out pretty good. >> the victim is reportedly in fair condition. a week ago, a 39-year-old surfer was k
. veronica from the civil rights commission who is here today can answer any technical questions, worked closely with general manager carl kelly. and the advisory committee to develop these changes. and, so, we hope that you will endorse them and again, veronica is here to answer any additional questions you might have. >> i would like some public comment. lisa [speaker not understood]. >> i'm glad you guys can see me. good morning, commissioners. my name is lisa [speaker not understood]. i am the chair for the sfpuc small permit advisory committee. and i'd like to thank you today for this opportunity to be able to speak to you. anyways, we are in favor of endorsing these changes and we hope that you would also see fit to do the same thing. you guys have done a great job in creating opportunities for contractors out there, the larger and the smaller contractors. myself, i'm going to kind of wear two hats here. i'm also a field representative with the carpenters union, carpenters local 152 in manteca in which i cover seven counties. and through this we've had opportunities for our members
of faith understand this isn't about any one religious belief. it's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love. join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do. i'm drinkin' a dunkin' latte. i'm in love with my dunkin' latte. it is a treat. they're packed with flavor. it's my kind of latte. try the simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! >>> i just separated jim and peter, everything okay. >> yes, calm them down. >> it's close now and -- >> i know. right around the corner. >> less than a week to go. >>> tucker is here with the weather. guess what's going on this weekend? >> what is? >> extra hour to snooze. >> oh, yay! i had forgotten all about it. >> bad news is it will be getting dark at, you know -- >> like at 5:30. >> no, even earlier than that. 4:45. >> what? >> we're going to lose and hour of daylight on the back end of it. >> really early. >> i'll let you know when the sun is going to set sunday but i think it's about 5:15. going to be an educated guess. let me mention the storm, still some sho
's about protecting the civil right to make a lifelong commitment to the person you love. join me in supporting question 6. it's the right thing to do. imillion dollars for marylanded one hundred schools.ty... question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our schools. leggett: keep maryland money in maryland. baker: please vote for question seven. leggett: vote for question seven. . >>> super storm sandy is crippling the nation's blood spaces and it's appealing to new yorkers to donate. they need donors to replenish the platelet and blood space. the platelets this have a five- day shelf life. the center operates 45 blood drives a day and there are fewer due to the storm. >>> new jersey governor chris christie describes the aftermath with sandy with one word: unthinkable. at least
, notably some of the nominations to the supreme court, and the soft attitude on civil rights to woo southern support." "the des moines register" endorsed nixon after, after the watergate burglary which occurred on june 17th of that election year. in june of the election year, the democratic party headquarters in washington was broken into in the middle of the night and instantly the entire world suspected richard nixon. in september of the election year, seven co-conspirators were indicted in the burglary including two men with strong ties to republican world. watergate got one line. one line in "the des moines register's" presidential endorsement in 1972. "we are disturbed by the watergate scandal and the evidence linking it with the white house." they were disturbed but not disturbed enough not to endorse richard milhous nixon. there wasn't a kid in my high school who didn't know that tricky dick was a crook, but "the des moines register" editorial board didn't know that. >> i'm not a crook. >> 19 days before "the des moines register" endorsed that crook, bob woodward and carl ber
says education is the civil rights issue of our generation. as we narrow the the achievement gap went to raise the expectations of students. my wife and nine went all the way through the schools here. i'm more excited today. we came in first place to a half years ago in race to the top. it is one thing to win a competition and we're implementing it. we announced two months ago that for the school year 10,000 more kids were proficient in math than the year before. >> i wanted to speak to the racial difference. >> the other investment we're making which will help african- american kids and -- is the significant commitment to the early childhood education. we will be increasing over the next five years the percentage of high needs kids who are involved in [indiscernible] there is evidence that shows the most effective economic development investment the state could make is in early childhood education. what we're saying is two things. the early childhood centers that were really good, it is not a financially responsible decision to -- we would have freincreasee reimbursement. they have t
years. a pbs series. he had come out on a series looking on civil-rights issues in america. that was a fundamental place for me to learn. i also worked on a documentary series for a long time. i learned by working in production and by immediately working on things of my own. i do think there is a benefit to the best practices, the thing that happens in an institution where you are not just struggling to make the thing. you are talking about it and you also have community and resources. if you can afford it, that is a powerful route. i happened to learn the hardest way possible, which is by working in production and not doing anything else. >> is that an issue here, the kind of methods, the institutions and the pattern and career that allows people to be trained to do watch-dog type stuff, whether they are journalists or do similar things, are those drying up? >> documentary films are interesting. in some ways, that still exists. in journalism, the apprenticeship model the newspaper used to offer is definitely going away. you have a staff of 10 and you might be able to mento
series. he had come out on a series looking on civil-rights issues in america. that was a fundamental place for me to learn. i also worked on a documentary series for a long time. i learned by working in production and by immediately working on things of my own. i do think there is a benefit to the best practices, the thing that happens in an institution where you are not just struggling to make the thing. you are talking about it and you also have community and resources. if you can afford it, that is a powerful route. i happened to learn the hardest way possible, which is by working in production and not doing anything else. >> is that an issue here, the kind of methods, the institutions and the pattern and career that allows people to be trained to do watch-dog type stuff, whether they are journalists or do similar things, are those trying up? -- drying up? >> documentary films are interesting. in some ways, that still exists. in journalism, the apprentice ship model the newspaper used to offer is definitely going away. you have a staff of 10 and you might be able to mentor some nu
environment go in with the right knowledge and the right attitude and you can see the tactical unit at the bottom there and the crisis response civil military operations center that was there to provide the command and control of those tactical units responding on the military side, this provided a perfect environment and opportunity for them to be able to interact with the civilian partners and provide the most appropriate response and understanding. very complex and again i just want to reiterate that the military, we know when we're responding in this type of environment that we're not coming in with the heavy capability and saying don't worry, we're here to help you and take over, we're here to complement and support you with the appropriate ways that you request our needs. the next few slides that i'm going to go over here shows some of the military capability and how some of those responses that we did during this exercise can also be applied at home in a domestic environment such as a response to maybe an earthquake here in san francisco. so the first part up there, you see
, update on the west portal fire, update on the civil grand jury report on the arts commission, and make announcements regarding small business activities. >> all right, commissioners. so, before you is my director's report. it's been a very busy month. so, at our last meeting, which was i believe october 1st, on october 2nd scott halgey convened a meeting with small business leaders with the mayor. and while i will speak to some of the items, president adams in his president's report who was in attendance is going to speak -- elaborate on it more. i just want to let you know that our role for our office is, one, whenever the mayor convenes a meeting, he always has staff there who he needs to have on hand. -- as it pertains to who he's meeting with. but also second, we also presented on the online business portal and had the discussion and the mayor is very supportive of this. * a we have started to move and progressing towards this with the mayor's office of chief innovation taking on some leadership and create and working to create the online business portal. so, i just want to let you
because they've been right at "the new york times" jobs to do the work of human rights and civil liberties groups. that got me thinking, whose job is at? if it's not going to be the times they are going to shut up private plans, at least sort of a vacuum. i would've thought responsible government would leave that felt by the government as opposed to by law professors and centers for national security. so as i said at the beginning, i do agree with john at the debate is not in any significant regard difference in so far as the tensions from what has been really for the better part of the last seven years. i do think that we are leaning more toward a lack of public accountability and at least uncomfortable with. and maybe that's just because i'm a law professor who happens to spend time in the trenches like these guys. >> i think it's a little uncomfortable to talk about the pendulum swing back when the actual accountability for so much that has happened has been occurred. the question has been life to the ngos, the think tanks, the press committees are to figure out who exactly is responsib
conversion project. i know that the civil grand jury points that as a failure or a ongoing frustration. i think we see some of the recent success and progress we're optimistic. right now 3600 users, 27 departments and some of the largest departments are slated for conversion in the next months and library is slated for conversion and additional 1300 accounts and others in january. our largest department with another 7100 accounts. data center consolidation and virtualization has been so successful that the scope has been expanded. initially the project was to convert or relocate 900 servers and 750 have been virtualized and 400 identified as candidates and 300 additional for relocation and total of 1400 servers, much larger than the originally scope of the project. this is also a sign of collaboration among the departments and one of the data center is housed at the airport and not in our department of technology. enterprise agreements have recently been completed with bm ware and adobe and projected to save the city money over the next few years and asset management and equipment ma
of legislation under the guys of rescuing trafficked victims.. >> american civil liberties is against prop 35 because it requires all sex offenders to register their online screen names with law enforcement. aclu insists that infringes on the rights to free speech. others say it doesn't do enough to help victims. >> we think that traffic victims should not have to be arrest forward prosecution first. >> leah one of the victims but she's supporting prop pa and is reconciled with her mother who just pose forward this photo. >> she was so proud. i saw the look on her face z it's been a long time coming. >> leah rescue bid church outreach workers and has now founded her own organization to rescue trafficking victims. we have links to that group on abc 7 news.com. >> just ahead helping victims of super storm sandy. >> how donated blood here can help back there. stay with us >>> sandy continues to pummel the northeast, red cross stepped in to help. >> volunteers are already on the ground back east but red krogs also needs your help. >> as a giant wave crash add shore in delaware red cross volunteer
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